6 November 2013
Property from the Estate of John Best
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Le Moulin de la Galette
signed 'Maurice. Utrillo. V.' (lower right)
oil on board laid down on board
19 5/8 x 16 7/8 in. (49.8 x 42.9 cm.)
Painted circa 1916-1918
Léon Zamaron, Paris.
Countess Suzanne de Tessan, San Francisco.
Theodore Schempp, New York.
James Vigeveno Galleries, Ojai.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, February 1958.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1962, vol. I, p. 348, no. 288 (illustrated, p. 349).
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Maurice Utrillo, October-December 1963, no. 41 (illustrated).
Jean Fabris has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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